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Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006 - Analysis

VO_1 (Weighted by PAWT2)

In the past twelve months, have you done any volunteer work - that is, work for a nonprofit, charitable organization, school or group for which you did not receive pay?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative Percent
-7) Refused10.0%0.0%
1) Yes105640.5%40.5%
2) No155159.5%100.0%
Missing2
Total Unweighted N = 2608





Age (I-AGE)

 18 to 29 years old30 to 44 years old45 to 59 years old60 to 74 years old75 years and olderMissingTotal
Refused0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Yes45.1%
251
44.1%
330
42.6%
321
31.3%
128
18.4%
26
040.5%
1056
No54.9%
305
55.7%
417
57.4%
433
68.7%
281
81.6%
115
059.5%
1551
Missing0002020
Total 100%
556
100%
748
100%
754
100%
409
100%
141
   
2608

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Refused0.1%
1
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Yes38.2%
481
42.6%
574
040.5%
1055
No61.7%
777
57.4%
775
059.5%
1552
Missing0220
Total 100%
1259
100%
1349
   
2608

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Very liberalSomewhat liberalMiddle of the roadSomewhat conservativeVery conservativeHaven't thought much about itMissingTotal
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Yes53.3%
90
49.5%
187
43.7%
276
43.8%
221
36.2%
81
29.0%
196
640.7%
1051
No46.7%
79
50.5%
191
56.2%
355
56.2%
283
63.8%
143
71.0%
480
1859.3%
1531
Missing000000262
Total 100%
169
100%
378
100%
632
100%
504
100%
224
100%
676
   
2583

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackHispanicAsianPacific IslanderOtherMissingTotal
Refused0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Yes43.6%
789
35.3%
98
25.5%
82
45.4%
49
11.1%
1
43.9%
36
040.5%
1055
No56.3%
1019
64.7%
180
74.5%
239
54.6%
59
88.9%
8
56.1%
46
059.5%
1551
Missing20000020
Total 100%
1809
100%
278
100%
321
100%
108
100%
9
100%
82
   
2607

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicUnaffiliatedOtherMissingTotal
Refused0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Yes34.7%
51
37.2%
258
47.8%
173
37.4%
259
43.4%
178
45.0%
136
040.5%
1055
No65.3%
96
62.6%
434
52.2%
189
62.6%
434
56.6%
232
55.0%
166
059.5%
1551
Missing01000120
Total 100%
147
100%
693
100%
362
100%
693
100%
410
100%
302
   
2607

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Yes45.2%
199
36.9%
229
39.3%
346
42.1%
281
040.5%
1055
No54.8%
241
63.1%
392
60.6%
533
57.9%
386
059.5%
1552
Missing001120
Total 100%
440
100%
621
100%
880
100%
667
   
2608

Education (I-EDUC)

 No high school diplomaGED or high school diplomaVocational/technical diploma or Associate's degreeBachelor's degreeGraduate degreeOtherMissingTotal
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Yes17.3%
53
35.1%
371
44.2%
212
54.8%
230
58.1%
155
40.3%
29
440.4%
1050
No82.7%
253
64.9%
685
55.8%
268
45.0%
189
41.9%
112
59.7%
43
359.6%
1550
Missing00000092
Total 100%
306
100%
1056
100%
480
100%
420
100%
267
100%
72
   
2601

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